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Crafting a compelling visual narrative

with Dominique Hildebrand -  Photo Editor - National Geographic

Family Photos in B&W

This intense editing workshop with Photo Editor Dominique Hildebrand is suitable for emerging and professional photographers who are working on a long-term story or planning to develop their own story. This workshop will introduce the participants to the power of visual storytelling and the art of crafting an edit that communicates a cohesive style and message. Drawing on examples of projects she has worked on, Dominique will share what she looks for in a pitch and the process of shaping a story for publication. Students are invited to share projects they are working on for group discussion and feedback.

About Dominique Hildebrand

Dominique Hildebrand is a visual editor and storyteller. Currently, she is a photo editor at National Geographic for the science & environment team. She is a master's candidate at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a focus on multimedia, photography and design. Previously, Dominique was a Nat Geo photo editing intern and received her bachelors in photojournalism from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. While not working, Dominique spends time with her russian tortoise and two cats, or can be found hiking and camping.

20th November Sunday / 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM IST

21st November Monday / 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM IST

State Art Gallery, Hyderabad



Interested participants should apply with a portfolio of 15 images on a single theme. The deadline for acceptance is November 5th , and qualified applicants will be selected through a combination of the merit of their work and their personal statement, and the order of their application’s receipt. Successful applicants will be informed via email on or before November 5th. 


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*This workshop is for photographers who have a cohesive body of work or on-going projects that they would like to develop to the next stage.

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